STAR News has announced the launch of its services in the United States. This latest initiative makes the channel the first and the only Indian news channel with a footprint in Asia, Middle East, United Kingdom and now in the US, claimed an official communiqué.
The release quoted STAR News CEO Uday Shankar on the landmark US launch, as saying, "We are extremely proud to be India's first and only global news channel catering to the Indian diaspora spread across the globe."
The channel will provide a long needed link to India for the Indian community in the US. The channel offering will include continuous updates, news and views from India and abroad, in-depth analysis on the day's top news and newsmakers from the world of politics, current affairs, sports as well as entertainment.
Now a joint venture between the Ananda Bazar Patrika Group and the STAR Network, STAR News is India's first homegrown 24-hour news channel.